River Ems Passage of Norwegian Star

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Papenburg, 19.09.2001 - 2nd October will see the river Ems passage of "Norwegian Star", the new cruise vessel for Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL). Two days earlier, on Sunday, 30th September, at about 8:00 h the ship will leave the new covered building dock of the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg/Germany and will then be towed out to the yard's fitting-out pier. Schedule of the River Ems passage (subject to alteration due to weather and tidal conditions) Tuesday, 2nd October 2001 09:30 h - Vessel ready to sail 10:30 h - Departure from the shipyard 11:00 h - Vessel in front of the dock gate approx. 12:30 h - Passage dock gate approx. 13:00 h - Start of river passage approx. 14:00 h - Passage Bridge "Friesenbrücke" at Weener approx. 15.30 h - Arrival at Leerort Wednesday, 3rd October 2001 00:15 h - Departure Leeort 00:45 h - Passage Bridge "Jann-Berghaus-Brücke" 03:30 h - Passage Emden Eastern Breakwater The passage will be presented live in the Internet